Ottawa police have charged a city man with multiple offences after an investigation into a series of incidents in the Sandy Hill area in which a male allegedly entered residences and sexually assaulted female occupants.

Police say the incidents took place between mid-Oct. 2008 and early March.

Facing two counts of sexual assault with a weapon, one count of sexual assault, one count of assault with a weapon, one count of assault, four counts of break and enter and six counts of failing to comply with conditions is Gregory Guindon, 21.